Orlando Salido Faces Yamaguchi, Mike Oliver Withdraws

Featherweight world champion Orlando "Siri" Salido will make his world title defense against Kenichi Yamaguchi in his hometown of Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico on Saturday July 23, after his original opponent Mike Oliver pullout with injury. The Salido-Yamagushi bout will be telecast by Fox Deportes on "Top Rank Live`` and former world champion Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez is expected at ringside, the winner will meet Lopez later this year.
In the co-main event local favorite Alex Valdez will take on the always tough Enrique Bernache  in a 10 round featherweight bout.
"Things like this happen in boxing all the time and I will be ready to take on Yamaguchi on my first world title defense," said Salido, today in Ciudad Obregon.
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 07-15-2011

[QUOTE=Perez37;10836868]I don't think Gamboa gets passed Deleon.Not talking ****, just saying...But, they will meet at 130 with one loss each, and in my opinion Juanma ko's him...Not a Cuban hater,so before u start buggn, let me say that...I think Lara…

Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 07-15-2011

[QUOTE=xcaret v4;10836774]Say what you want put Salido did not train properly for that fight and it was obvious coming in over weight for the fight, the salido that fought juanma would of KO'd Gamboa.. Real Talk.. I hope they rematch…

Comment by 15 Rounds on 07-15-2011

If Salido wants he should give juanma a rematch... if he wants. Salido earned his spot and who gives a damn how many losses he gots - ppl act if u loose its over :crying: common! Props to Salido for…

Comment by EdMon917 on 07-14-2011

Hopefully it's an easy night for Salido, because I think everyone wants to see the Lopez Rematch. If he wins, I'd love to see a Gamboa rematch as well (if Gamboa gets past PDL, which I think he will)

Comment by ny123 on 07-14-2011

[QUOTE=xcaret v4;10837120]are you fuken stupid? juanma made the weight, SALIDO CAME IN OVERWEIGHT... for obvious fuken reasons... yeah he gave a good effort but he still wasnt in shape to begin with u stupid retard.[/QUOTE]

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